We are continuing with our Icarus writing unit. Today is a sentence stacking day so you will need to split your paper into a 'thinking side' and a 'writing side'. We are going to be writing sentences to describe the moment when Icarus and Daedalus take off, wearing their handmade wings!
Learning chunk 1 - Relative clause
What emotions would Icarus have in this moment?
Gather positive emotions - e.g. excited, happy, delighted, delirious with excitement, buzzing with anticipation.
Learning chunk 2 - Repetition
Set for the reader that they fly very high in the sky. We are going to use repetition to emphasise this.
Collect words to describe their progress - e.g. up, higher, soaring, above the, into the.
Learning chunk 3 - Complex sentence - dashes
Learning chunk 1 - Teacher model: Icarus, who was buzzing with excitement, ran swiftly down the beach. Daedalus followed.
Learning chunk 2 - Teacher model: Up, up, up they went. Higher. Higher. Higher.
Learning chunk 3 - Teacher model: Icarus - laughing and carefree - flew away from his father.
Today, we are learning how to multiply a unit fraction by an integer (whole number). Click here to watch a video lesson and then have a go at the questions attached below.